PROFICIENCY 59% 12% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
51%Hawkins County
30%Surgoinsville
52%Tennessee

Cherokee High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Hawkins County" in Surgoinsville, TN. There are a total of 1,160 students and 71 teachers at Cherokee High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 17 to 1. There are a total of n/a free lunch students and n/a reduced lunch students.

Cherokee High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 58.5%, which is 12% higher than the Tennessee average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1160
Teachers71
Student/Teacher ratio17:1
Free lunch
Reduced lunch

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment63
Taking some courses51
Taking some courses (not tests)13
Passing some courses17
Passing no courses35

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Cherokee High School, there are a total of 63 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 51 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All64%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School64%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All53%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School53%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Cherokee High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictTennesseeNational
Caucasian 97.3% 95.2% 66.6% 51.1%
African American 1.7% 1.3% 21.8% 15.9%
Asian 0.2% 0.3% 1.7% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 0.6% 2.3% 8.0% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.4% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.2% 0.6% 1.5% 3.1%

Surgoinsville demographics profile

StatisticSurgoinsvilleTennesseeNational
Population9266,548,009318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)24516791
Median age43.638.537.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)66%57%55%
Speak English100%93%79%
Speak Spanish0%4%13%

Education level achieved in Surgoinsville

IndexSurgoinsvilleTennesseeNational
Completed 8th grade88.3%82.0%84.3%
Completed high school78.4%79.9%83.0%
Completed some college35.7%53.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree6.9%32.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors0.0%25.4%30.3%
Completed masters0.0%9.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Cherokee High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.